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|137 days ago||
help on a species identification - 5 replies
I have pics of a dresser.I think it may be Espresso…but that’s not the question. Please look at the grain. I can not nail it…I am on the fence as to:BeechBircha fake (Mahogany)MahoganyPoplar…? I just do NOT know what it is… Please, I really need your Help…so I am asking. please. Steve
|155 days ago||
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|193 days ago||
Shop made horizontal mortiser, still cutting - 5 replies
It’s been a year since I’ve introduced this shop made mortiser.Wanted to tell you all that it is still working well…if anyone needs plans, I have none, ha, but could guide you through it.
|200 days ago||
surrender. white flag (waving) - 2 replies
I have made; dis-respectful, egotistical, anal remarks towards members here.I am sorry, really.I admit I have been critical, finger pointing, and sometimes vulgar in my remarks…Again, I would like to be able to take back some of my past decisions, concerning the way I reacted to people; intelligently (instead of anally dis-) respecting oth...
|203 days ago||
LumberJerk cliques - 101 replies
Haven’t had a good impression of (the ‘ruling mass of comedic [edited by management]’) on this site. I’m not the only one. messg. ”...This site is very clickish, follow the leader… I went through the same thing… They stick up for each other… Just reading your post proves what I said…...
|224 days ago||
. - 59 replies
|233 days ago||
,Researching these three Saws, and trying to decide where to go with it (which one)
|239 days ago||
I have been using the dust deputy w/steel canister in my basement shop for a couple months now with a (11 month old) 5.5 ShopVac and a CleanStream filter . all I have to say is, Wow!I have 40+ ft of 2 1/2” hose w/blast gates, 3-90 degree turns, and several “Y’s”, running to 7 machines, and a floor vac gate.I run 1 (ONE) m...
|243 days ago||
Try using Goddards Paste wax - 2 replies
I use it exclusively on all my projects. (“I” feel)—it’s the best wax I ever used. Just wanted to put this GREAT wax out there for others to try. I get it at http://www.shellac.net/goddards-cabinetmakers-paste-wax.html It’s not available in U.S. stores (as far as I know)
|244 days ago||
Purchased the INCRA Miter Sled - 3 replies
I already own the INCRA 1000HD Miter Gauge.I want to add it to the INCRA Express Sled.I ordered the INCRA Miter EXPRESS Sled yesterday.INCRA want’s $155, got it on Amazon for $133.I really wanted the INCRA 5000, but figured if I like the Express sled enough, I could dedicate it to my 2nd TS, and get the INCRA 5000 for my main saw. Anyon...
|249 days ago||
Which TSaws are made in the USA - 41 replies
I’ve stopped watching this post. Opinions are like…everybody has () oneAre there any?
|273 days ago||
I am commenting on the Tormek T-7.
|276 days ago||
Starrett WoodPeckersXF BandSaw Blades - Info - 17 replies
Does anyone use Starrett Blades in their Bandsaw?I have a Rikon 14” Never tried a Starrett bandsaw blade, have you? Do you recommend?http://www.starrett.com/saws/saws-hand-tool-products/band-saw-blades
|353 days ago||
thinking about a sharpening wheel(s) ...??? - 13 replies
What do guys/gals, think about sharpening on wheels, is it a benificial improvement, I just use granite and paper now, but it’s laborious…do any use wheels for you plane, chisel, etc.I would still have to flatten the backs, but… Anyone use these: It’s on sale $90 DescriptionExperience the pleasure of using sharp cut...
|357 days ago||
Right out of the can, man.I use General Finishes Enduro water-based Lacquer – I’ve used regular Lacquer forever, until I tried this…Non-flammable, low odor, VOC-compliant…I spray it in my basement, 15’ from the furnace…cleans up with soap and water…did I state, NON FLAMMABLE! I challenge anyone to tell the difference between two boards sprayed b...
|358 days ago||
What is your favorite woodworking skill/moment - 36 replies
Mine is the making of, and fitting of drawers.I love to work with drawer components…be it a straight-forward in/out slide; to a difficult curved drawer front, pivot corner, 180 out. I like drawers.What do you do that you like to do?
|367 days ago||
drawer slides - 30 replies
|371 days ago||
I think it's Mahogany...but??? - 1 reply
I used my lumber suppliers pictures to try to identify this wood…It is from a rocking/sliding rocker chair I was given…I cleaned it up and re-strapped the seat and waxed it.I am kinda leaning towards Mahogany (Meranti)...Here are some pics: First pic is from my supplier catalog of Meranti Mahogany
|379 days ago||
For a Natural Satin/semi-gloss, non-stained finish, I generally use Watco Danish Natural (2 coats), Arm-R-Seal (3-4 coats) sanding between each, then waxing with Goddards.I get a nice finish, but it is way too involved, manually. What do you use to obtain a Satin/Semi-Gloss finish without all the hand rubbed steps involved in what...
|382 days ago||
The most precise Miter Gauge I've ever owned - 27 replies
I’m not used to boasting on specific brand tools out loud…But this miter gauge by Incra (I feel) deserves an “at-a-boy”.I bought the Incra Miter 1000HD…there are a few slightly different ones to choose from, but I chose this one mainly for the deal I got at $126.00, and also for the incremental adjustments. Some hav...